Fatal Shooting at 11427 Raincone

July 21, 2008 - Houston police are investigating the apparent accidental shooting of a man at 11427 Raincone about 10:30 p.m. last Friday (July 18).

The victim, Brandon Jacobs, 20, of Houston, suffered a gunshot wound to the lower abdomen and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant P. J. LeBlanc and Officer D. K. Gunter reported:

Mr. Jacobs was sitting on the front porch at his girlfriend’s house when he accidentally shot himself in the abdomen with his pistol.

It has not determined if Jacobs was unloading the pistol or was simply placing it in his waistband.

Inc. #104780608

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